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Cooking with Cardamom

Cooking with Cardamom

Cardamom, also called ela in Sanskrit, has been a staple spice in the Ayurvedic paradigm for thousands of years. Ayurveda is the ancient healing science of India with more than 5,000 years of case studies proving its efficacy. According to this syste...
Rose Recipes for Radiance

Rose Recipes for Radiance

Has anyone else noticed that rose is popping up everywhere — especially in trendy beverages, treats, and skin care? Personally, I love it and am welcoming this rose renaissance with open arms. If you’re starting to feel curious about how to incorpora...
Cumin Recipes

Cumin Recipes

From the Kitchen to the ApothecaryCumin (also called “Jeera” in Hindi and “Jiraka” Sanskrit) has been a staple spice in the Ayurvedic paradigm for thousands of years. From the kitchen to the apothecary, this special seed appears throughout a variet...
How to Make Ginger Tea

How to Make Ginger Tea

When it comes to seasonal wellness and digestive support, ginger has got you covered! Widely used by traditional Ayurvedic physicians for thousands of years, ginger is referred to as vishwabhesaj in Sanskrit, or “The Universal Medicine''.When seeking...